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. >> biden's visit may rally the base riding on obama's coattails may not be enough in the 23rd congressional district. it is dominated by registered republicans who outnumber democrats and internally, the hoffman campaign says that their internal poll numbers are showing that the president's approval ratings here in this district are lower than across the national average. we're at a hoffman rally right now. wewe were at an an owens rally this morning. both candidates are rout looking for the last-minute votes. bret: the republican challenger is making life difficult for the democratic incumbent in new jersey. shannon bream is live tonight. good evening. aheading into tomorrow's election, the polls in new jersey could not be any tighter and with no easy way to predict a winner at this point, both the top candidates are working around the clock trying to sway minds an solidify their base going into elect day. >> you know it's an important election when your president comes here three times over four months. >> but half those visits translated to jon corzine. the latest quinnipiack poll shows
: the obama administration is trying to put the best possible spin on the afghanistan election. white house correspondent wendell goler tells us how. >> president obama spoke at a picture-taking session with the prime minister of sweden minutes after placing a phone call to afghan president hamid karzai which mr. obama said was not just to congratulate him. >> i emphasized that this has to be a point in time in which we begin to write a new chapter, based on improved governance, a much more serious effort to eradicate corruption. >> the president called the election messy. his aides said the democratic process worked in afghanistan even though the u.s.-backed leader tried to subvert it. >> two commissions determined that a serries are of votes, a big chunk of votes were fraudulent and they were thrown out as required, and the sitting president had to go through a second round. i think that demonstrates that the laws and institutions of afghanistan worked. >> u.s. officials said abdullah abdullah's decision not to contest the recount reflected his belief he had no chance to win, but aides sa
become the next guantanamo bay? why a congressman is against that idea. >>> and president obama says there's something he'd like everyone to see in china. he wants everything to have what he told a group of students in shanghai. >>> i'm richelle carey. welcome to "hln's" "news and views" on this monday. the story we're following as we speak. a somber update on a 5-year-old girl missing nearly a week. investigators say right now they are searching for the body of shaniya davis along a central north carolina highway. the police say they've received reliable information she may have been dumped there. police have charged shaniya's 25-year-old mother with human trafficking and felony child abuse. new pictures a moment ago. the mother antoinette davis is due in court in two hours. shaniya lived with her father until last month. he was hesitant to let her stay with her mother but felt she deserved an opportunity to be a part of shaniya's life. >> of course i had some reserves. however she been trying. i know she been working for at least six months, and she had been trying to get her life
election since president obama took office. i'm shepard smith. the news starts now. three races and one night that could help predict america's political future. >> you can't find two more different people than me and jon corzine. >> the stakes of this election could not be higher. shepard: tonight, in new jersey, in new york, and in virginia, election machines are fired up for contests that could be a sign of what's to come for congress. and, for the white house. first, from fox tonight, an urgent recall of a half million pounds of ground beef following two deaths and dozens of illnesses across our nation. health officials say the e.coli bacteria may be to blame. remember undercooked beef can cause e.coli poisoning. if you eat it, it can make you very sick and even cause your kidneys to shut down. the federal centers for disease control and prevention now reports that two people are dead in new hampshire and new york. most likely, they say, from e.coli infection. we're told most of the other suspected e.coli infections are reported in states in new england. but the cdc also warns that
? the obama state dinner was a hot ticket. >> cheers. >> reporter: so hot, that two reality tv stars apparently crashed the party. the socialites from the show "the real housewives of washington" were announced. but the white house says they were not invited, marking what appears to be the first time in modern history anyone has crashed a state dinner. photos published on their facebook page show the couple with high-profile guests, like vice president joe biden and chief of staff, rahm emanuel. the secret service is looking how the couple got past security. one official said, these individuals went through magnetometers. they reportedly left before seated for dinner. lying to the secret service could bring a felony charge. it didn't clear how close the salahi's got to the president or the first lady. they were clear to be at the dinner. and they went through five security check points. we'll have much more on this story later on "good morning america." >>> when president obama makes his case for more u.s. troops to afghanistan next week, he'll be doing so from the military academy a
that encircled the memorial site. ♪ amazing grace shepard: president obama delivered words of comfort to the crowd telling the loved once those -- ones those lost will endure, their memories will live on. >> their life's work is our security. and the freedom that we all too often take for granted. every evening that the sun sets on a tranquil town, every dawn that a flag is unfullered, every moment that an american enjoys life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, that is their legacy. shepard: and before president obama stepped from the stage to pay tribute to each victim, he alluded to the growing suspicion that religion motivated these murders. saying there is no faith that just fice these acts -- justifies these act bus tonight we're seeing new evidence the accused killer nidal hasan may have disagreed with. that kathryn has detained -- detain l tailed on the investigation. first rick who was on the scene today and the mood today. what did the cameras not capture? >> you know, for me it was the sound of silence and it reminded me of when pope benedict john paul ii's health was fa
? juliet: one year after president obama's victory, the republicans are mounting a comeback. jon: in the middle box, how much will nancy pelosi's health care bill cost you and your family? in 30 minutes, we will break it down for you. we will break it down for you. juliet: in bottom box, halloween is over, but there's breaking information of a house of horrors. trace: we begin with what is quickly becoming a major political story. we have brand new stores on a race that has become a dog fight. both leading candidates for the new jersey governor's race are frantically tried to stir up final votes. the democrats jon corzine getting a high-profile show support from president obama over the weekend. chris christie getting help from former new york city mayor rudy giuliani. look at the polls. has chris christie with a slight lead. the independent, chris stacdaggt has 11.6% 2 shannon bream, the latest polls have this thing looking like a dead heat. >> the republican challenger, chris christie is on top in the real clear politics average. the new poll members that. -- mirr
her vote for barack obama. >> i was able to vote this year. 1901. what year is it? >> 2008. >> 2008 and i'm still here. thank you jesus. >> funeral services were held today. she died last weekend. when voting for obama, she remembered when there was a poll tax make k it difficult for blacks to vote. she was invited to an inaugural ball. >>> a man from west virginia trapped between a car and a building. also, star power. the obama's spent the afternoon at a local basketball game. we'll tell you why. tis the season for holiday tree shopping. veronica, what do you have? >> we are easily, easily going to top that. the warmest temperatures, the mildest day that we have seen in more than a week. >> coming up in sports, redskins running back is gidy about starting in philadelphia. the maryland seniors play their final game. gorge washington opened the season with five str >> the wrong time to miss. >> plenty of turkeys here. >> fun in the locker room. >> on the next redskins showtime. >> tonight at >>> finding the perfect christmas tree. it's a holiday tradition for many families. a county
16th, 2009. >>> good morning and thanks for being with us on this monday. >>> president obama has started his first ever visit to china. we have a bit of american political theater. >> he took questions in the town hall meeting and ann compton has the latest. good morning, ann. >> reporter: good morning. you know, the president who was elected in part because of his reach out to the internet came here to china where they tend to block some sites but they still let him hold an internet town hall meeting. president obama wanted to make a point beginning this three-day visit not with the political leaders in beijing, but with china's next generation. >> good afternoon. >> reporter: 400 university students in shanghai offered questions in person and on the internet. in a country where the government blocks social networks like twitter, the u.s. ambassador made sure president obama got a chance to say the free flow of information makes a country stronger. >> because then citizens of countries around the world can hold their own governments accountable. they can begin to think for thems
headquarters, gitmo and the corn field, could bring terrorist trials to downtown chicago and the obama administration considering transferring them to the thompson correctional facility and it is 160 miles west of the windy city and could be the new home for about 100 gitmo terror suspects and the idea already sparking a big potential battle in congress. caroline shivley live in washington with the latest on this, caroline, good morning. how would this work if the federal government bought the prison from the state and put the gitmo detainees in it? >> reporter: the state of illinois would sell thompson correctional facility to the federal bureau of preference and they'd turn it into a super max prison with a portion of it to house, 100 guantanamo bay detainees and the rest of the facility would be used for federal inmates and an administration official tells fox no decision is made yet but it is definitely an option, eric. >> eric: local illinois officials are for the plan. including the governor. why do they support it? >> reporter: well, it sounds like this money, mainly. and it is
is gold i'm julie banderas. we're live, as "fox report" tonight. controlling nukes. president obama on a major foreign policy trip and pushing hard for new treaty to rein in the threat of nuclear war. are we on the verge of major arms control break-through? plus, new fall-out from the white house's decision to try to alleged 9/11 mastermind and four other accused con sp -- conspirators in new york courtroom. the attorney general insists it marks a significant step forward in closing gitmo and making terrorist answer for the killing. critics saying new york city so brutally attacked that september morning is no place for the mass murders to see american justice. plus -- >> it's unthinkable that so many would die in a hail of gunfire on a u.s. army base in the heart of texas. and that a fellow service member could have pulled the trigger. >> julie: the president addressing the tragedy at fort hood and demanding accountability for the crime, as we learn new details about the shooter. >> once we have those facts, we must act upon them. if there was a failure to take appropriate action b
the record." should president obama be calling the accused fort hood killer a terrorist? plus lindsey graham says something doesn't have a snow ball's chance in hell. what is senator graham talking about? senator graham in a few minutes. greta: president and obama traveled to fort hood. he honored the victims. >> this is a time of war. these americans did not die on a foreign field of battle. they were killed here on american soil in the heart of this great state and the heart of this great american community community. this is the fact that makes the tragedy even more painful, even more incomprehensible. gretchen: president obama says no faith justifies these murders and crafn acts. should the president maybe be taking a harder line using different words? karl rove joins us live. karl, he talked about the word killer. there is nothing more direct and more obvious than killer. got several dead. we have 12 dead or 13 dead. should the president have used the word terrorist or doesn't it matter what word he uses? >> well, there was a lot of soaring rhetoric today. i particularly liked the one w
was in attendance for today's game president you may be wondering why michele obama was so into the game. she was on her feet for one lucky person and that's her brother. he's the oregon state head coach coach. oregon state built an 18-point lead. the obama family liked that. they pass it around the perimeter, go inside to andre for the lay-in and the foul but g.w. suffers its first loss of the season falling to oregon state 64-57. >>> jack the bulldog still a little bit hungry after that thanksgiving meal. georgetown hosting lafayette. first half the hoyas running chris wright to greg monroe to swayson clark for the reverse lay-in. he had a career high 19 points. later in the first half, thompson from the left wing. he drills a three-pointer. he hit all six of his shots. the hoyas on fire from downtown making ten three-pointers. late in the first half, inside to greg monroe. the hoyas six players in double figures. a big reason why they beat lafayette. tonight's geico 15 minutes of fame goes to florida quarterback tim tibow. he accounted for five touch qowns in his final game at the -- touch
should bailout everybody who is in trouble? i do not believe in that either. when president obama said he was going to make change in our nation, we need to send a signal to congress and to president obama, no, you cannot take over our business, our health care, and he cannot steal our freedom and still our children's future. let's send a signal, no, you cannot. >> the good news is we have great alternative solutions that incorporate liberty and freedom. a lady who knows all about those, the gentle lady from ohio. >> thank you all for coming here and showing us that we are americans. this is our house, and we are going to be listened to. we are halfway there. let me tell you a little secret. when we are not voting in there, we are in one of those three buildings over there. so i invite you with the rally is over to travel in those calls, look on the walls, find your congressperson, and walk in. yes, you can walk in, and let them know how you feel about this bill. let's kill this bill. god bless you. [applause] the gentleman from illinois. >> with just a few words, he was able to start a r
family. >> president obama in the first family taken in a college basketball game. captioned by the national captioning institute >>> investigators are still searching for answers about the crash involving tiger woods. the golf superstar and his wife still have not talked to the police about what happened early yesterday morning when it tiger woods crashed into a tree. >> florida highway patrol officers arrived at tiger wood'' house saturday trying to question him about his bizarre car accident. the police say he hit a fire hydrant and a treat while driving his cadillac suv out of his driveway at 2:30 friday morning. these exclusive photos show the damage to the car. >> his wife came out of the house when she heard him hitting the fire hydrant, used a golf club to break out the rear window to gain entrance to the vehicle, removed him from the vehicle, and laid him on the streets. >> officers came within minutes. >> he had lacerations and blood on his lip. and he was treated and released from the hospital in good condition. >> still, questions remain. >> it
obama's state dinner say they want a six figure payment for an interview. that, at least, is according to a tv executive that spoke to the "associated press" on condition of anonymity. they also told them that tareq and michaele salahi said to get their bids in. >>> looks like black friday ended up being a mixed bag. shoppers flocked to the stores but sales nationwide were up by just .5%. sales are expected to increase by nearly 2% for the entire holiday season. the nation real tail federation predicted more people would go shopping but spent less. tomorrow is cybermonday when many people shop online. >>> we still don't know much about the car accident that send tiger woods to the hospital. he is not talking yet. as susan candiotti reports, that is only fueling the mystery surrounding the incident. >> reporter: the cracked-up front end of what's believed to be tiger woods cadillac suv, photos provided anonymously to cnn affiliate, the shots taken after the golfing phenom crashed into a fire hydrant at the end of his driveway and slammed into the neighbor's tree. >> he was on the ground
has president obama been doing there? kelly: basically he is trying to promote the man who is an incumbent, someone who could take on the challenge of running the garden state and the good works that he claims he has done. he is facing quite a threat from the republican challenger, chris christie. the governor yesterday basically stated that the president is his hero. the president said that this crisis that we are trying to get out of has been peddled by the republican party for years. the president said that this mess was created when he was sworn in. the race is in a dead heat. bill: put out that fire down the street. kelly: not coming here, fortunately. [laughter] bill: from new jersey to virginia, what is the investment by the white house on that side? >> a tough race for them. the democratic candidate is double digits behind the republican candidate, who has been winning the kinds of supporters that the president got during the election. independent voters, moderate republicans, bob mcconnell has been taking a strong message to them. as a result of that, deeds has bac
. the obamas will join the grieving families and a lot of people are wearing red, white and blue on this sunny day. >>> the national rifle association wants to stop florida adoption agencies from asking couples if they own guns. the nra claims that the very question invades the privacy of gun owners. it violates a federal law that prohibits the state from registering guns. the child welfare department says gun ownership question is included on some but not all forms that parents fill out. there's legislation being introduced to block the question from being on forms. this is a your views topic for today. richelle carey joins us to talk about what you have to say. >> this comes from a couple that wanted to adopt a child. they had a form that had the question on it. they didn't like having to answer the question about whether or not they had guns and they thought about suing but instead went the legislative route. that's how we got here. we've been listening to what you have to say about this story. we took our views cams down to the streets and got this comment from another chuck. >> my view on
. now president obama speaking with the swedish prime minister. he will talk afghanistan in this. let's listen. >> although the process was messy, i am pleased to say that the final outcome was determined in accordance with afghan law, which i think is very important, not only for the international community that has so much invested in afghan success, but most importantly is important for the afghan people, that the results were in accordance with and followed the rules laid down by the afghan constitution. i did emphasized to president karzai that the american people and the international community as a whole want to continue to partner with him and his government in achieving prosperity and security in afghanistan, but i emphasize that this has to be a point of time in which we began to write a new chapter based on improved governance, a much more serious effort to eradicate corruption, a joint efforts to accelerate the training of afghan security forces, so that the afghan people can provide for their own security. that kind of coordination and a sense on the part of president kar
a powerful media empire and helping get barack obama elected president? >>> and later, the comedians react to "going rogue." it's been an easy week for the writers of late night comedy. in the south. i'll never forget. it used one tank of petrol and i had to refill it twice with oil. a new car today has 95% lower emissions than in 1970. exxonmobil is working to improve cars, liners of tires, plastics which are lighter and advanced hydrogen technologies that could increase fuel efficiency by up to 80%. ♪ love hurts ♪ love scars ♪ love wounds... - announcer: before you ever love it... - ( tires screech ) ...the nissan altima goes through over 5,000 tests. no wonder j.d. power and associates... - ♪ ooh, love hurts - ...ranked it highest in initial quality. the new nissan altima. quality you can love. ♪ ooh, love hurts. >>> still ahead on "countdown" -- the mega star of daytime television calling it quits after 25 years. how will we progress as a society without oprah winfrey telling us what to do next? >>> sarah palin might like a shot at being the new oprah, but if she wants to hav
and, instead, trying to help her friend barack obama. anyway, when sarah palin was on the oprah show, her ratings were up 36%. but then the day after she appeared on oprah, ratings were down 32%. went up for the governor back down. gretchen: interesting thing is whether or not the palin camp and advisors would have allowed her to go on oprah because they did not allow her to go on bill o'reilly's show when she was campaigning that was revealed last night when she actually called bill o'reilly at home and said she really did want to come on his show but the advisors said she should not go on his show for some unknown reason. last night she did make an appearance in the no spin zone. bill really focused last night on the attacks that she had taken from the katie couric interview and whether or not john mccain had scolded her for the way she did that interview. take a look. bill: clearly in your book you feel that katie couric was out to get you. >> i let the transcripts speak for itself and readers will decide for themselves if she had any kind of bias or nonobjective. bill: you think
>>> barack obama making his first presidential trip to asia. he says the u.s. needs to improve alliances there. we'll hear how he thinks that will affect you. >> it happened five steps after i finished the race. >> he had a heart attack after a marathon. technically died. now he's alive to talk about it. hear what doctors did to revive him after 40 minutes. >> five, four, three, two, one -- >> an emotional record-setting domino effect. wait until you hear how many tiles they set up for their stunning moment. hey, there, thanks for having us over. this is hln "news and vuz." we begin with president obama scheduled to arrive in singapore. visiting japan, he said the u.s. needs to work more with asia to create jobs back home. he said there are tough things to deal with too. >> this is a place where the risk of a nuclear arms race threatens the security of the wider world and where extremists who defile religion can plan attacks on both our continents. there can be no security or our climate challenge without the rising powers and developing nations of the asian pacific. to meet th
to the ensign our letter to president obama to stop this. bill: thank you for your time. we will see you again in person, i am sure, as we get more details on what will happen with khalid sheikh mohammed and four others. stay strong, okay? juliet: it is hard to listen. whatever side you are on, you can still hear the pain and agony in her voice. çbill: put yourself in her sho. she laid it out for us about what she is feeling. juliet: we will be speaking to peter king, as well as a firefighter who was there. but to takeç a closer look at what khalid sheikh mohammed is accused of. he admitted he was the mastermind behind the 9/11 attacks. he allegedly proposed the plot to the usama bin laden as early as 1996. he obtained funding, went on to train overseas hijackers in pakistan and afghanistan. he is also said to be involved in the killing of daniel pearl. he was captured in pakistan in 2003. bill: we expect a press conference from eric holder this morning. we do not have an official time, but as we wait on that, we also have calls out to rudy giuliani. the aclu may also join us. so
burgess says he expected the bill to pass after president obama was elected last year. he also said a single gop vote does not make this a bipartisan bill and he expects there to be consequences for democrats at the poles next year. >> many of those 38 or 39 democrats that voted against this bill were looking over their shoulders at the next election i. suspect other people will encounter some anxiety at home in their districts because of their vote on the bill. will we'll see how that plays out. >> president obama was among those keeping a close eye on the house vote on a health care bill. and as elaine quijano reports, the president is sure he'll sign it into the law before the new year. >> this vote is a huge victory for president obama after he made a personal appeal saturday to house democrats on capitol hill to get legislation passed. now being the president in a written statement released shortly after the vote said, "tonight in an historic vote, the house of representatives passed a bill that would finally make real the promise of quality, affordable health care for the amer
is the mother's boyfriend and he said he was at home when the girl was taken. >>> president obama is in beijing right now, part of his eight-day trip to asia and meeting with china president hujintao. he pushed for greater freedoms in china. >> i see china's future in you. young people whose talent and dedication and dreams will do so much to help shape the 21st century. i said many times that i believe that our world is now fundamentally interconnected. the jobs we do, the prosperity we build and the environment we protect and the security that we seek all of these things are shared. >> president obama will also visit china's great wall today. >>> the fbi used equipment like ground penetrating radar at that house in cleveland where 11 bodies were found. we could see more digging this week at anthony sowell's house and store. the search also has expanded four houses down. >> they found bones about this long. they come running in the house bringing them in the house with their bare hands talking about, look what we found. >> police aren't say figure they actually found anything. but anthony sowe
that president obama is going to go to west point next tuesday night to make that address to the nation in his new strategy for the war in afghanistan. so jonathan karl is with us from the white house tonight. why west point? >> reporter: white house officials say the president wanted to speak directly to some of those what will bear the cost of his decision. but there's something else at work here this is going to be, i am told, a detailed speech. the president will outline not just his decision on troops and the strategy to afghanistan and pakistan but go through the process that he went through in making that speech. that means, a long speech, likely more than 40 minutes, and considerably longer than the kind of statements you would usually see the president give. >> listening to the white house spokesman today, i was struck -- we were focused on the troops added into afghanistan, but their focus, what they're talking about is totally when the troop troops, all of them, come home. >> reporter: it's fascinating. this will be a decision to send more than 30,000 additional troops to afghanista
the entire bill. and they had been very supportive of president obama so if you've got these abortion rights groups who are opposed to the bill, that is not good for the president and that's why he went on tv last night to say just that. gretchen: exactly. and during our political panel we had a strategist who said to me off camera that if this stays the way it is, she will not be a democrat anymore. so it's going as far as that, that they are going to oppose the way the current bill reads. brian: i'm wondering tactically if nancy pelosi is firmly pro-choice and she's the one who put this pro in, does she think with a wink and a nod she knows it's going to go bye-bye and that's why she's telling her colleagues to vet yes to begin with? gretchen: that would be a lot of political maneuvering. steve: that's washington. brian: it's going to alienate half of congress. gretchen: there's a tropical storm, ida, dumping heavy rain on the gulf coast. four states, though, still deklaverring a state of emergency. one of them is florida. that's where we find crai boswen fort walton beach. >> good morning
because u.s. leaders didn't send more troops. the report comes ahead of president obama's announcement tomorrow about whether he's going to send more troops to afghanistan. >>> okay. are you going to be shopping at work today? this is what they call cyber monday when a lot of people hit the web to buy holiday gifts. problem, many people do it on company time. jennifer westhoven is here. you and i can say it's part of our job. >> i have to research the deals. >> exactly. good morning. >> good morning. i mean, one thing you should really all know about cyber monday it's just a big marketing gimmick. it's not the busiest day for shopping or not even necessarily the big deals. take that marketing gimmick and make it your game. there are deals out there if you didn't want anything to do with the black friday crowds. maybe that's too much for you. maybe this is the time you start doing your shopping. store trade group predicts more americans will buy online compared to last year. sears web page has 15% off appliances, lots of other deals, too. best buy has a 19-inch hd tv. of course, i don't
tension. how president obama is addressing sensitive issues in china today. his next step during an historic visit. >>> then, prison politics. plans to turn an illinois super max prison into the new home for guantanamo detainees. the pros and the cons. >>> and, fat fight. experimental medicine to battle obesity. the new drugs and how they work. it's monday, november 16th. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning and thanks for being with us on this monday morning. i'm vinita nair. >> i'm jeremy hubbard. >>> we start this half hour in china where president obama has taken a staple of american politics, the town hall meeting, to hundreds of students. >> she joins us this morning from shanghai. good morning, yunji. >> reporter: good morning, jeremy and vinita. when the president stirs started out he explained to the students how this was all going to work. this event was, in fact, supposed to be broadcast live on chinese state television. but apparently the government changed its mind at the last minute. it was only broadcast live on local stations here in shangha
's revised plan to afghanistan. mr.obama is expected to announce a surge of 30,000 american troops to the area. he will make that announcement in an address from the west wing tomorrow. meantime, today at the white house, president obama meets with australian prime minister kevin rudd. the two will discuss a rane of issues including afghanistan and climate change. >>> on the hill today, the full senate takes up the health care debate. 60 votes are needed to pass the legislation. some republican critics are urmging democrats to started from scratch and craft a new bill. lawmaker say there is little chance of starting over on a plan that has been debated at length in the house. >>> this week, new smoking regulations go into effect in virginia. starting tomorrow, december 1st, bars and restaurants across the commonwealth must place smokers in rooms with separate ventilation systems. smoking will be allowed on outdoor patios and in private membership clubs. some establishments will ban smoking altogether though. businesses will be required to ask employees to sign an affidavit if they
for those observations. when we come back, as president obama prepares to announce his afghanistan decision, democrats say they won't support a troop increase without a big tax increase. yg;wwgkóçó37wcwówg'çówóçoo i drove my first car from my parent's home in the north of england to my new job at the refinery in the south. i'll never forget. it used one tank of petrol and i had to refill it twice with oil. a new car today has 95% lower emissions than in 1970. exxonmobil is working to improve cars, liners of tires, plastics which are lighter and advanced hydrogen technologies that could increase fuel efficiency by up to 80%. >> paul: as president obama prepares to make an announcement on afghanistan next week, some democrats are saying they won't support a troop increase without a bigger tax increase to go with it. there ain't going to be no money for nothing if we pour it all into afghanistan. house appropriation committee chairman david obe told abc news recently -- he and others are floating the idea of a war surtax on all taxpayers, up to whopping 5 percentage point on brac
essentially what we're saying is an intelligence service. >> as we come back, president obama appears to announce his afghanistan decision. democrats say they won't support a troop increase without a big tax increase. yg;wwgkóçó37wcwówg'çówóçoo >> as president obama prepares to make an announcement on afghanistan next week, some democrats are saying they won't support a troop increase without an even bigger tax increase to go with it. there ain't going to be no money for nothing if we pour it all into afghanistan, house appropriation committee told abe recently. if they ask for increased troops in afghanistan i'm going to ask them to pay for it. obey and others are asking for an sur tax up to 5 percentage points on the highest income bracket. joining us wall street columnist dan ettinger, and mary o'grady and kim strassel. kim, i'm doing the math here briefly if i can. when president bush's tax rates expire in 2011 that will take the top income tax rate up to almost 40%. you add in the health care sur tax, 45% and now you add on the war sur tax and top income tax rate t
for president obama said the administration was "deeply saddened" by the terrible loss of life and wish speedy recovered to injured. there has been numerous bomb attacks in the north caucus region of russia, including chechnya since the fall of the soviet union. rebels and separatists have been fighting against pro-russian government officials. this past august a suicide bombing of a police station in the region that killed 25 and injured 164 more. now sometimes that violence or attacks by russian nationalist groups spill over to the bigger cities. for example, a february 2004 attack by chechen rebels on the moscow subway that killed 40 people. again, no group has claimed responsibility for this attack. keep in mind, though,er theer rorrists have attack -- terrorists attacked trains around the world in the past several year, including 2004 commuter train bombings in ma brit, spain, led by muslim terror cell that killed 191 people. also, the 2005 attack by british muslims on london's underground train system that killed 56 people. julie? >> julie: molly henneberg in washington. we have more on
a couple was able to get into president obama's first state dinner without being invited. the house homeland security committee wants the couple and the head the secret service to testify about this on thursday. now, at least two senators want authorities to press charges against tareq and michaele sala salahi. the secret service says she slipped by. lawmakers aren't the only ones who think the administration should make an example out of these two reality stars. >> they trespassed, no right to be there. secret service has a tough enough task. these people want a reality tv show, give them one, called dealing with the federal prosecution system in the district of columbia. >> that's getting to the point. the "new york times" says the salahi's answered questions and their lawyer insists they did not crash that dinner. >>> a law professor is telling struggling homeowners, it's okay to walk away from your mortgage. what do you think? is that sound advice or the start of a credit nightmare? we want your views on this very controversial topic. >>> so glad today. the supreme court overtur
. president obama is set to announce his war plan in a primetime speech this week. we'll take you to afghanistan for a look on how more troops will be used. >>> armed and dangerous. the search for a man suspected of killing four relatives at a thanksgiving dinner. authorities say he's dangerous. and they'll give us the latest on a possible motive. >>> tiger's troubles. police try to interview tiger woods and his wife for the second time about that late-night car crash that sent him to a hospital. but they're sent away once again. leaving even more unanswered questions. ♪ you're a mean one, mr. grinch ♪ >>> and a grinch of a recession. as cities and towns slash their budgets, they're cutting back on holiday cheer. fewer decorations, smaller trees. we need some determined residents for spirit. >>> good morni >>> good morning, america. >> good morning. it is sunday, november 29th, and the story that everybody's talking about this morning is what happened in that late inform night car accident that put tiger woods in the hospital. details are so scarce, it's forcing people to spec
>>> barack obama making the first presidential trip to asia. he says america needs to improve alliances there. you'll hear how he thinks that will affect you. >>> he had a heart attack after a marathon and technically died. well now, he's alive to talk about it. hear what doctors did to revive him after 40 minutes. >> five, four, three, two, one. >> set an emotional record-setting domino effect. wait until you hear how many tiles they set up for their shining moment. >>> hey, there. thanks for having us over. this is hln "news and views," this is virginia cha. president obama is now in singapore. he will meet with leaders of apec. before leaving japan, he said the u.s. needs to work closer with japan. he also said there are other tough things to deal with. >> this is a place where the risk of a nuclear arms race threatens the security of the wider world, and where extremists who defile a great religion plan attacks on both of our continents. there can be no solution to our energy security and our climate challenge without the rising powers and developing nations of the asia pa
at first lady michelle obama's preview of the dinner. guest arrivals, and the toast by president obama and the indian prime minister. our coverage of the dinner begins at 9:00 p.m. eastern on c-span. >> on "washington journal" tomorrow morning a discussion on lobbying efforts used in the health care debate. our guest is sheila krumholz, executive director for the center for responsive politics. later tom scully, former administrator for medicare and medicaid services talks about how scommare part d operates and how health care legislation may affect the program. and former arkansas senator david prior -- pryor stops by. "washington journal" takes your calls starting at 7:00 a.m. eastern here on c-span. >> thanksgiving day on c-span, at 10:00 eastern, bill clinton is on hand to present steven spielberg with this year's liberty medal from the national constitution center. also stanley greenburg and alex costalanos, part after panel assessing the obama presidency. and nick burst and lesley gell on terrorism and nuclear weapons. at 5:00, hip-hop artist and act lewda chris. thanksgiving day
on one with president obama on afghanistan, jobs, and even his weight. >>> double duty. what happened when a single mom, a soldier, refused to go to war? >>> palin country. where people camped out overnight to get her new book. and what sarah palin is now saying about 2012. >>> and easy rider. a motorcycle for a green generation. a motorcycle for a green generation. "nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. i'm ann curry in for brian williams tonight. he'll be back tomorrow. and we begin with a sudden and surprising development in a story we've been bringing you this week. the latest government guidelines on when women should start getting mammograms to detect breast cancer. two days after an independent panel recommended regular mammograms begin not at age 40 but at age 50, the secretary of health and human services said women should still consider getting mammograms at age 40. we have an interview with secretary sibelius in suft a moment. but first nbc's chief medical editor dr. nancy snyderman sorts through the confusion. >> reporter
of the country's weather. >>> president obama in beijing. it was part of his eight-day trip to asia. he met with hu jintao earlier this morning. and in a sense president obama is checking in with the u.s.'s biggest banker. china's government may need assurance its huge debt of u.s. dollars are safe. and you don't see this very often. he pushed for greater freedoms in china during the and how tall. >> we do not speak to impose any system of government on any other nation. but we also don't believe that the principle that's we stand for are unique to our nation. these freedoms of expression and worship of access to information and political participation, we believe are universal rights. they should be able to all people including ethnic and religious minorities, whether they are in the united states, china or any nation. >> 11:00 p.m. or around 11:00 p.m. in beijing. president obama when he gets up, headed to the great wall and hochfully have a good time. good hike, too. >>> have you noticed prescription drug prices jumped on you? the last year the companies raised brand-name prices about 9%
obama. now there's a call for a congressional investigation. an official white house photo of michaele and tareq salahi shows the couple speaking right here with president obama. today a new york congressman says he want as review of secret service practices. the incident compromised the safety and security of the president and undermined congress' confidence and the protection that we expect from the secret service, end quote. the secret service responded to the incident saying the president and other guests were never in danger because the couple was required to go through a security check just like everyone el. the secret service has added it has not ruled out the possibility of filing criminal charges against the couple if they lied to get in. >>> a tragic stare in fairfax county where a small fire has left dozens of cats and several birds dead. it happened at a home in centreville that serves as a rescue center the owners wrl aware -- were away. matt ackland was at scene. >> reporter: at this hour, fire investigators are still trying to figure out what exactly sparked the small fi
>>> the brother of president obama. we meet him fresh off a meeting with his famous siblg in china, plus, what's at stake for our national security as the president now lands in south korea. >>> your eyes popped when you saw the latest airline prices. well, keep those eyes opened. airlines are saying they are going to keep the special holiday surcharges past the holidays. >>> and then, why that's quite a nice blouse you're wearing there today. sucking up to your boss. does it work? a new study tells us which bosses can smell it when you're putting it on thick and which cannot. >>> all that this hour on "morning express." i'm richard lui. >>> first off, pirates attacked the "maersk alabama" for the second time. pirates fired automatic weapons at the ship this morning. private security guards on the ship fired back and turned them away. now, "maersk alabama" probably sounds familiar to you, because it was hijacked in april. in april, pirates took captain richard phillips hostage five days before the navy freed him. these hijackings are increasing. 29 successful hijackings this year a
to cost to hear their story and why it might not have been their first encounter with president obama. >> plus, was osama bin laden within our grasp and did we let him get away? there are new details in a senate report that supposedly reveal exactly how close the u.s. came to catching public enemy number one and how he eluded capture and tiger woods tells the cops to take a rain check. is he stalling the police or are they taking it easy on a celebrity. slogan from glenn. "fox & friends" is news galore when they're on the couch they have the floor ♪ it's time for "fox & friends" ♪ . >> and everybody good morning, thanks so much for joining us this sunday morning, great to see you guys. >> great to see you. >> so, we have so much to talk about this morning, developments on stories that have broken over the week. in the meantime, an interesting story, a true crime story from new hampshire that divided the town, one dark night a veteran police officer and the person described as the town hippy came face-to-face, within moments they were both shot dead and what the town thought about
the words of a catalyst for its life for -- then says $43 billion of tarp available, obama agrees. member.-- slide five incoming team at fed and treasury in agreement. this is from another board member not to your comment tim sloan of your board. slide five, i'm sorry slide six. you have our commitment that this will be resolved. you will get some additional investment, eric ross, via a lawyer. questions for you gentlemen. none of these are in dispute here today. none of the testimony that we've had up until now disputes the fact that in various ways than new york bank chairman tim geithner was in the loop because this was after he was after the likely and in fact now with the secretary. knowing all of this, do you believe today that if the money had not been made available, and this is for the board members primarily, in the form of a loan or in this case a loan through preferred stock with interest, you believe that you would have likely pulled the mac and disputed going through with the deal at the current cost based on the 18 billion losses? >> and mr. gifford would like you to answer
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